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EXCLUSIVE: Lee McGregor indicators with Wasserman Boxing


BOXING NEWS understands that Lee McGregor has signed a promotional settlement with Wasserman Boxing.

The 26-year-old Scot, who will return at super-bantamweight, is ready to make his debut underneath their banner in his residence metropolis of Edinburgh this summer time, reside on Channel 5.

McGregor had been a promotional free agent and after a irritating 2022 returned to the ring in March with an eight-round factors win in opposition to Alexis Boureima Kabore in Newcastle.

Final yr ‘Lightning’ Lee managed only one outing which led to a 10-round draw in opposition to the helpful Diego Alberto Ruiz. The Argentinian then misplaced two on the spin earlier than upsetting the percentages in opposition to former European super-bantamweight champion Gamal Yafai in February.

McGregor blazed a path within the first 10 fights of a profession which has solely had 13 in whole. 5 years in the past. in his fifth battle he defeated Thomas Essomba to change into Commonwealth bantamweight champion. A win that has since aged effectively with Essomba turning into European champion at 118lbs final month.

On November 16, 2019, in Glasgow, McGregor was concerned in a Scottish boxing traditional when he and Kash Farooq waged warfare on each other. After 12 pulsating rounds, proven reside on BBC Scotland, McGregor emerged as the brand new British bantamweight champion.

In simply his 10th battle McGregor displayed his energy when he stopped Karim Guerfi in a single spherical to win the European title. Skilled by Ben Davison the sky gave the impression to be the restrict for the Coronary heart of Midlothian fan who harbours desires of in the future preventing at Tynecastle.

For the reason that win over Guerfi in March 2021 McGregor has fought simply 3 times which included a fourth spherical success over Vincent Legrand within the first defence of his European belt.

McGregor will now look to recapture his type of the previous starting within the Scottish capital this summer time.

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